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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 13 December 2019

Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that managed security services provider ecosystem.

  • The Content: Written for MSSPs, SOC as a Service (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner up with such companies.
  • Frequency and Format: Every business morning. Typically one or two sentences for each item below.
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A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. SIEM and Financial Services: Adlumin has added a threat intelligence portal to its crowdsourced threat detection system. Adlumin of Washington, D.C., is a SIEM and cybersecurity service provider for financial institutions and government organizations.

2. Talent: Balbix, a cybersecurity startup backed by former Cisco CEO John Chambers, has hired Bitglass veteran Rich Campagna as chief marketing officer.

3. SOCaaS Company List: We’re now tracking 28 SOCaaS companies — which offer security operations center (SOC) as a service to peer MSPs, MSSPs and/or end-customers.

4. Traditional SOCs Are Dead: Avanade explains why here.

5. How MSPs Can Secure Their Businesses: Webroot offers tips here.

6. Election Security: Florida’s Orange County Supervisor of Elections has selected BIO-key to add a layer of biometric security to protect access to public records, the company sayd. Orange County, Florida’s fifth largest county, will utilize BIO-key’s ID Director biometric software solution to secure access to voter data and files, the company adds.

B. MSSP Partner Programs and Strategic Alliances

1. Identity and Access Management: Clango, an independent cybersecurity advisory firm and provider of identity and access management solutions, has partnered with Okta.

2. All Partner Programs: Search the comprehensive ChannelE2E Partner Program Database here. Also, submit your company information here and your partner program can be listed in the database.

C. Next Five Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. CPX 360: Check Point 2020 Conference (January 27-29, New Orleans)
  2. PerchyCon 2020 MSP Security Conference (January 29-31, Tampa, Florida)
  3. RSA Conference 2020 (February 24-28, San Francisco)
  4. Women in CyberSecurity (WiCys) Conference 2020 (March 12-14, Aurora, Colorado)
  5. OKTA Oktane 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (March 30-April 2, San Francisco, California)
  6. Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert calendar

Email me your news, rumors and tips for potential coverage here on MSSP Alert.

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